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What meds can EMTs give?

What meds can EMTs give?

Medications authorized for administration by EMTs are:

  • Activated Charcoal.
  • Albuterol.
  • Aspirin.
  • Epinephrine, 1:1,000 via EpiPen® or vial.
  • Nitroglycerin (Tablet or Spray)
  • Oral Glucose Gel.
  • Oxygen.
  • Tylenol.

What meds are on an ambulance?

Cardiopulmonary/respiratory medications, such as albuterol (or other inhaled beta agonist) and ipratropium bromide, 1:1000 epinephrine, furosemide. 50% dextrose solution (and sterile diluent or 25% dextrose solution for pediatrics) Analgesics, narcotic and nonnarcotic.

Can EMT give Benadryl?

EMT’s may carry an Auto Injector on emergency apparatus ONLY if they are on duty and working for a provider agency that has been approved by the Local EMS Agency (LEMSA) Medical Director. DIPHENHYDRAMINE (BENADRYL) – 50 mg PO. Administer only if patient is alert and able to swallow.

What drugs can an advanced EMT give?

The EMT-I/85 typically administered the same medications as an EMT-B (oxygen, oral glucose, activated charcoal, epinephrine auto-injectors (EpiPens), nitroglycerin, and metered-dose inhalers such as albuterol). However, in some states they were also allowed to administer naloxone, D50, and glucagon.

What pain relief can paramedics give?

Pharmacological options for analgesia:

  • Nitroglycerin (coronary vasodilator for chest pain).
  • Morphine (narcotic/opioid).
  • Fentanyl (synthetic opioid).
  • Dilaudid (hydromorphone) (synthetic opioid).
  • Toradol (ketorolac) (anti-inflammatory).
  • Nitronox (nitrous oxide) (gas analgesic).

Can EMT give Zofran?

Advanced EMTs may administer oral Ondansetron. Ondansetron by oral disintegrating tablet (ODT) is the preferred method of dispensing this medication; however, Ondansetron is also approved for Advanced EMT administration IV/IM/IO to adults, and IV/IM to pediatric patients.

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